Barbara Jean Bigham

Barbara Jean Bigham

July 29, 1927 - July 7, 2018

Barbara Bigham, 90, passed away peacefully July 7, 2018 in Reno, Nevada. Barbara was born July 29, 1927 in Portland, Oregon to Hugo and Hulda Skans.

She attended Oregon State University and graduated with a B.S. in Sociology from the University of Oregon. She worked as a Camp Fire Director, U.S. Bank teller, and a nursery school teacher.

Barbara met the love of her life, Dale, and spent her adult life in Eagle Point, Ore. as a housewife on a family dairy. She loved family; church; children of all ages; and being a homemaker, wife, mom, and grandma. She will always be remembered for her poetry and as a positive person, and she always had a smile.

She is survived by her sister, Janet (Robert dec.); son, Steve (Lori); and grandchildren, Jeffrey and Matthew.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Dale.

A service will be held at 11:00 a.m. August 24, 2018 in Woodburn, Ore. at Immanuel Lutheran Church.

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